Neelke Doorn


Neelke Doorn is assistant professor at the Philosophy Department of the Technical University of Delft. She has a background in Civil Engineering (Delft 1997, BSc+MSc – Cum Laude), Philosophy (Leiden 2005, BA+MA - Cum Laude) and Law (Open University 2015, LLB – Cum Laude). Her MA thesis appeared as a monograph in the book series “Psychiatrie en Filosofie” (“Psychiatry and Philosophy”), excerpts of which have been used in the national high school exam philosophy (VWO 2014). Her primary research is dedicated to water ethics and distributive questions in the governance of risks and hazards. In 2013, she received a prestigious Veni-grant for outstanding researchers from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). She was shortlisted for the engineer of the year award 2014 from the Dutch professional engineering organization (KIVINIRIA) for her work on the interface of ethics and engineering. As of January 1, 2014, Neelke is Editor-in-Chief of Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology “(Journal of the Society for Philosophy and Technology”). Prior to joining the Philosophy Department of the TU Delft, Neelke was affiliated to the water research institution WL | Delft Hydraulic (now Deltares) and the Centre for Ethics of the Radboud University Nijmegen.

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